Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Surprise? NY Times Falsely Claims Israel Hasn’t Tried ‘Land For Peace’ - by Ira Stoll

...But to say Israel “so far has not tried…trading land for peace” is not, as the Times review claims, “the deepest truth.” It is, rather, a patent falsehood. Israel has tried it. It has been trying precisely that for decades.

Ira Stoll..
13 March '18..

A New York Times book review inaccurately claims that Israel hasn’t tried trading land for peace.

The review is by Kenneth M. Pollack, a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute. He is writing about the book Rise And Kill First: The Secret History Of Israel’s Targeted Assassinations, by Ronen Bergman.

Pollack writes, “The deepest truth is that Israel so far has not tried the one thing that could address the underlying grievances that give life to its terrorist enemies, trading land for peace.”

Actually, as the Times itself has reported over the years in its news columns, Israel has repeatedly traded land for peace, or at least for promises of peace.

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